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Prof Pedro Sauer In Florida

    Saturday, October 18,2014, the MAMA GJJ Team went on a road trip to Davie, FL to train with Master "The Professor" Pedro Sauer.  Mike, Jason, Randy, Jessica and Hannah made the trip and each got their first training session with Master Sauer. I love introducing "newbees" to Master Sauer and this ...

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Getting Back Up and Moving On

Getting Back Up and Moving On Over the past two weeks I’ve been reading the book Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. It’s about the life of Louis Zamperini a World War 2 POW. I’m not going to go in to all the information in this book, read it yourself. It’s a good ...

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CSW Coach Development Program

CSW Coach Development Camp Creating a solid foundation. I have spent the last few days at the First Annual CSW / STX Coach Development Camp at the World Headquarters in Fullerton, CA. The event included attendees from all over the world. The camp is specifically geared toward providing details and subject matter not ...

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Self-Confidence

Self-confidence: "The first requisite to great undertakings.” Many people yearn to be more self-confident. Yet they have no idea how to achieve that objective. They look at others who have the gift and say, “Hey that’s what I want. I hate feeling unsure of myself. I wish I could stop obsessing about ...

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Martial Arts Camps Bring Life Long Rewards

Martial arts camps are a great way to build on your skills and train side by side with some of the most talented martial artists there are. I have personally gotten to experience several camps and I was in awe of the top of the line instruction and level of ...

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Women’s Safety Program

Martin Academy is going to start a Women’s Program on Tuesday and Thursdays at 6pm. This class will be filled with physical workouts, as well thought provoking topics and mental aspect of personal safety. Many women take a 4, 6 or 8 week course and feel they are ready to ...

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Holiday Sale and Picnic

The past weekend we had our Holiday Sale at the Academy  then Holiday Picnic at Rothenbach park on Saturday afternoon. The Holiday Sale was a success with students buying privates at discounted rate, merchandise and Equipment. Everyone is getting ready to be even better in 2014!  If you're looking for ...

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Training and Busy Time of Year

The past month has been busy with personal training in LA and Atlanta. In October Kru Ted and myself were  with Sifu Inosanto at the Inosanto Instructor camp. Then Martin Academy had Sifu Fong here to kick off the Wing Chun class. We were previously adding Wing Chun to the ...

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Wing Chun Seminar

An awesome time was had by everyone at the Martin Academy Wing Chun Seminar with Sifu Francis Fong. I feel very blessed to have Sifu Fong in my life as an instructor and friend. Seminar participants worked the fine skills of trapping, sensitivity drills and the first form. It's a lot ...

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Kru Ted and myself just returned from Los Angeles where we attended the Inosanto Instructor Conference. Spending time with old friends, associates, making new friends and getting our training hours in with Sifu Inosanto makes for good training. Of course I came back with a cold so I'm trying to ...

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